Equal Time: What the pandemic taught America about racial injustice


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It's been one year since the global pandemic hit. Most Americans had no idea what was in store. The numbers of those impacted by COVID-19 are staggering. More than half a million American lives have been lost to the virus. And for people of color, the negative impact on their lives has been disproportionate — lost jobs, homes, health and lives. Reflecting back, the pandemic has shined a light on just how deep the incisions are from structural, racial inequities. We turn to to Shawn Fremstad of Center for Economic and Policy Research to discuss the whys, the whats and how Biden administration policies are an attempt to right some of the wrongs and level the field.

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